Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Podosphaera aucupariae

Podosphaera aucupariae Eriksson, 1886

on Sorbus


mycelium amphigenous, thin, white to greyish white. Appressoria poorly developed to nipple-shaped, solitary. Conidia oval, formed in chains, with fibrosin bodies. Cleistothecia with a single ascus, containing 6-8 spores. Appendages 6-12, equatorial or somewhat above, 1-3 x the diameter; they are stiffly bent, brown, 2-3 septate; at the very tip they are several times dichotomously branching in quick succession.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Sorbus aria, aucuparia, intermedia,latifolia, pinnatifida, quercifolia.


P. clandestina var. aucupariae (Eriksson) Braun, 1984.


Braun (1995a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Bresinsky (2016a), Czerniawska, Madej, Adamska ao (2000a), Doppelbaur & Doppelbaur (1973a), Jage, Klenke & Kummer (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Kruse (2014a, 2019a), Kruse & Jage (2014a), Leysen (2017a), Mieslerová, Sedlářová, Michutová, ao (2020b), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska (2006a), Scholler, Reinhard & Schubert (1996a).

Last modified 3.xii.2021